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Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By XpressCS
Last time we had wet weather I rode my FJ-09...

Last time we had wet weather I rode my FJ-09 purposely just to play with it and see what it would do in the wet. Surprisingly, the TC helped keep the bike totally manageable and well under control,...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Well I know the Tracer comes in a blue scheme but...

Well I know the Tracer comes in a blue scheme but that's not in the US :cry

I would like to know how I could get my hands on those forks....
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Kind of wish Yamaha offered a blue version of the...

Kind of wish Yamaha offered a blue version of the FJ in the states, similar to the red (but blue). I might have to get some of my parts painted :ear

Really like the color of this Deep Candy Blue:...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
The exhaust being so low and exposed would also...

The exhaust being so low and exposed would also be a disadvantage. I've already managed to scrape the cat on the ground a couple of times going off a very small and mellow bump in the road. My KLR's...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
What are you guys getting for mileage out of your...

What are you guys getting for mileage out of your tires?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Rolled over 2K miles today :huh ...

Rolled over 2K miles today :huh

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/11428044_10207620258411454_5112474137484948557_n.jpg

I'm averaging right about 45mpg and refill at the ~130...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/...

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/20150602_195336.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 06-06-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
We're talking 2 totally different bikes here.......

We're talking 2 totally different bikes here.... :huh

Let's just toss the KLR in there for comparison too while we're at it since you guys insist on comparing a grapefruit to a ghost pepper :lol3:...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Don't really notice vibrations through my...

Don't really notice vibrations through my handlebars. I do get some vibes around 4000-4500 rpm but goes away above that.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Not interested in the 07, my curiosity is if the...

Not interested in the 07, my curiosity is if the FZ and FJ 09 models both use the same front fender. Would be cool to put a blue front fender on my FJ :ear
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
I wonder if the front fenders are identical on...

I wonder if the front fenders are identical on both bikes... and the wheels...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Basically an FZ with some fancier...

Basically an FZ with some fancier plastic/headlights :lol3

Boy does it sure rip right up to the factory limiter, it's almost like hitting a big bump when mine kicks in because it pulls so...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Is it bad I want an FZ-09 to add to my lonely...

Is it bad I want an FZ-09 to add to my lonely FJ-09?? :huh
Forum: Road Warriors 05-22-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
New Motodynamics integrated turn signal tail...

New Motodynamics integrated turn signal tail light and One Off Fab fender eliminator:

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/11350446_10207448604640217_2114674987329799646_n.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
First oil/filter change, done. All nuts and...

First oil/filter change, done. All nuts and bolts, torqued. Chain, lubed. All controls and lights, working. Good to go for another few thousand :ear

Bought a Motodynamics integrated turn signal...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Has anyone fitted a steering stabilizer? I seen...

Has anyone fitted a steering stabilizer? I seen on another forum some guys have made the GPR FZ-09 kit work just fine.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Well had to ride home in the pouring rain today....

Well had to ride home in the pouring rain today. B mode to the rescue! Aside from my feet and legs freezing from lack of rain protection, I was fine. Oh and my visor kept fogging up since my new...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
I didn't feel it blowing on me when it kicked on...

I didn't feel it blowing on me when it kicked on the other day. It's got a pretty good cooling system IMO.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-12-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Excellent, thank you. That's exactly what I was...

Excellent, thank you. That's exactly what I was looking for :freaky

--------------------

I love this bike :ricky

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/20150512_074752.jpg
...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,937
Posted By XpressCS
I like the way my FJ-09 sounds, even with the...

I like the way my FJ-09 sounds, even with the stock exhaust. :freaky

That Triumph does sound sweet though..:evil
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
I was looking at these Proton lights: ...

I was looking at these Proton lights:

http://www.hightechspeed.com/products/ProtonLights/index.asp

They seem pretty techy, $100 price tag is a bit high but if it includes 2 it might be worth...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-10-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
So my first impressions: I was finally able...

So my first impressions:

I was finally able to get the bike up through some twisties today and get a feel for the bike. The bike definitely made an impression on me with the power delivery and...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-10-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,677
Posted By XpressCS
I have it: ...

I have it:

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/11218523_10207317100472695_6322727930238707942_n.jpg

My only wish is that it came with a more comfortable seat.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-10-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
You do know these have break-in oil in them,...

You do know these have break-in oil in them, right? :norton
Forum: Road Warriors 05-09-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Well, sticking to the manual, it doesn't say you...

Well, sticking to the manual, it doesn't say you can't rev it up, all it says is don't prolong operating above 5600 rpm. I rolled over 300 this morning while maneuvering to the freeway so I said what...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
With modern engine manufacturing techniques and...

With modern engine manufacturing techniques and the technologies that go into the components of the engine, a break in period isn't going to be as pertinent as it used to be on a vehicle like a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
I agree. I haven't been bringing mine much over...

I agree. I haven't been bringing mine much over 6K at all, only a couple of times. As I ease more towards 4-500 miles I'll probably start spiking over 6K briefly. I waited until I had 100 miles on...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Same shit :lol3 I have gone above 5600rpm a...

Same shit :lol3

I have gone above 5600rpm a couple of times. For example today I was commuting to work doing about 70mph (10 over the limit) when some assclowns decided it would be a brilliant...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
The manual says the first 600 miles must be done...

The manual says the first 600 miles must be done under 5600rpm. At this point, the break in oil must be changed as well as the oil filter. Then from 600-1000 miles you must avoid prolonged operation...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Was out carving some canyons when it started to...

Was out carving some canyons when it started to rain on me :eek1 Clicked it into B mode and putted the whole way home.. Not risking anything, especially when I was soaking wet.



I am hoping it...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
My sentiments are the same. I love the torque the...

My sentiments are the same. I love the torque the thing makes down low too. Can't wait until it's broken in and I can actually rev it out and feel the power :freaky
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
I doubt it, because the bike makes barely any...

I doubt it, because the bike makes barely any noise in 5th but when I click to 6th it'll whine. Now that someone mentions 3rd gear, it does whine in that gear too... My extended warranty contract is...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10,602
Views: 1,824,719
Posted By XpressCS
Go down and look at one!! The pictures only do so...

Go down and look at one!! The pictures only do so much, it's totally more awesome in person. I know this because I own one now :evil
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Gotcha on the gears. The push pin thing...

Gotcha on the gears.

The push pin thing isn't fitting super snug so it's making the bracket wobble there. I may go back today and bug them to see if they can get me a new one- if I ever get...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,900
Posted By XpressCS
HEY I have a new FJ-09 :lol3 I love it. I...

HEY I have a new FJ-09 :lol3

I love it. I think it's an awesome value, awesome performance, it's comfortable- my first sport bike and I was instantly comfortable with everything. I looked at all...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
PM sent! Went out on our first adventure...

PM sent!

Went out on our first adventure this morning :ear

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/20150505_071444.jpg
(no it's not offroad :lol3 )

And gave it a rub down with...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Well here she is. ...

Well here she is.

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk285/XpressCS/20150504_193841.jpg

All covered in bugs and dust from it's long journey to me (thanks guys :ear:lol3 ). Tomorrow will be a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
Couldn't resist :lol3 The nice thing is they...

Couldn't resist :lol3

The nice thing is they threw in a new helmet, a new jacket, and some new winter gloves for free. They worked it for a while and got me a bitchin' rate for what my nasty...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By XpressCS
I bought one! I bought one!! :clap:freaky ...

I bought one! I bought one!! :clap:freaky

The sucky news is that the dealer didn't have one in their inventory so they had to pick one up from a warehouse 2.5 hours away. Waiting for the call......
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17,448
Views: 2,081,729
Posted By XpressCS
Well guys I sold my KLR today. I got enough to...

Well guys I sold my KLR today. I got enough to get me onto a brand new bike. It has served its purpose and I had my enjoyment out of it but alas this chapter has come to a close. It's making me sad...
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